GPL software on book CD

Alessandro Rubini rubini at
Tue Apr 6 11:00:02 UTC 2004

> I already read the GPL and it seems to me, that it would be completely OK,
> when I include not only the binaries but the source code of the GPL software.
> My questions:
> - Is it right?


> - Do I need to include the GPL license on CD?

Yes. Those are the licensing terms set forth by the copyright holders,
so you must show them to your recipient. Including it in the proper
place in the CD, together with your own licensing terms (if you
have parts you wrote and are not GPL), if fine.


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